Category Archives: Videos

Spend a Quiet Night in the Willapa Hills

The utter peace of spending the night in a deep quiet forest in the Willapa Hills.  Fresh chantrelle mushrooms, melodic streams, wild things, making dinner by a crackling fire before sleeping under a simple covering.

The next morning, make pancakes in the rain with the simplest of tools, over a still burning fire.

This is a beautiful video about a single night spent in a peaceful forest, in the most primitive of conditions. Continue reading Spend a Quiet Night in the Willapa Hills

2016 Dungeness Crab Fishing – WDFW video

People love tossing their crab cages into Puget Sound, in pursuit of our delectable Dungeness crabs.

Summer crabbing season is here!  But there are a lot of rules and regulations, including catch record cards, for Dungeness crab fishing in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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Chicken Processing at Rainier Ridge Ranch

In this video, Jennifer Easley Vaughn of Rainier Ridge Ranch explains how her family slaughters, cleans, and cuts their pasture raised chickens out is the open air.   The process is very humane, and the chickens aren’t stressed by being taken to an unfamiliar place.

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Razor Clams 101 – Digging, Cleaning and Cooking

These videos show you how to dig clean, and cook razor clams.  Cleaning and cooking is demonstrated both inside the kitchen and in the great outdoors.

This following video is from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife –

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Videos–How the Great Gopher Hoax Hurts Real People

These videos were made when Thurston County citizens first had to deal with the harsh impact of the Great Gopher Hoax.

Click here to read about my investigation that uncovered the hoax, that has hurt so many people in our community.

This is Donna Baker’s story –

This is the Howell family’s story –

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